Orchestra Gold: Fronted by the charismatic Malian singer and dancer Mariam Diakité, Orchestra Gold (OG) plays an original stew of African – inspired rock and soul music. Drawing deeply on Mali’s musical history, OG blends analog, rhythmic dance music together with elements of psychedelic soul. With roots Malian drumming and the deep wisdom of Mariam’s vocals, OG moves audiences from the inside out.
Combo Tezeta: 6 piece Instrumental Cumbia Band from The East Bay, playing Guitar Driven Cumbia Sounds!
DJ Juan G: Juan G is a 20-year Dj veteran, music researcher and journalist. Over
the past 8 years, he’s become one of the leading voices in urban African music in the bay area. His attention to musical linage and research on cross-cultural connections allow his deejay sets to seamlessly transport audiences from Africa to the Caribbean, Latin America, and back again. He’s the founder of both, Mondial Afrique, Oakland’s longest running afrobeats weekly, and the annual Fela On Vinyl bay area Felabration event. He became the Director of African Music Programming at Pandora media in 2017.
Friday, July 19, 2019
Doors @ 8PM
860 SAN PABLO AVE
ALBANY, CA 94706
$12 (Adv.) / $15 (Door)
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1606049212862389/